Start: Laura: Hel...

The Glass Menagerie

Scene 2



Basics

Show Type
Genders
  • : 2
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Age Ranges
  • Adult
  • Mature Adult
  • Young Adult
Style
Period
Time/Place
St. Louis, 1940s
Act/Scene
Scene 2

Scene Context

Amanda Wingfield comes homes in a state of shock. She has been under the impression that her

Scene Text

Start: Laura: Hello, mother, I was--
Amanda: Deception? Deception?
Laura: How was the D.A.R. meeting?

End: Amanda: When people have some slight disadvantage like that, they cultivate other things to make up for it--develop charm--and vivacity--and charm! That's all you have to do! One thing your father had plenty of was charm!

Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie New York: New Directions International, 1999 pp.11-18.

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